Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Political power couples.

The headlines this morning could not have been more confusing:

Star Ledger: “Discord turns to détente for McGreeveys”.

The New York Times: “Clinton to Fight On Despite Split Result”.

Wow! Did you ever think the McGreeveys would settle their differences before the Clinton/Obama folks settled theirs? Gotta love politics! Never a dull moment.

But, maybe, just maybe---there are more similarities between these two “political power” couples than meets the eye…

Jim McGreevey & Dina Matos McGreevey:

He wrote a book, then she wrote a book.

Barack Obama & Hillary Clinton:

She wrote a book, and he wrote a couple of books.



JMcG & DM McG:

Engaged in a sexual threesome, with a former driver.

BHO Jr & HRC:

For a while, engaged in a political threesome with former Senator John Edwards.



JMcG & DM McG:

They don't love each other. Hmmm…wonder if they ever did.

BHO Jr & HRC:

They don't love each other. Hmmm…Wonder if they ever did.



JMcG & DM McG:

One of their spouses had an affair with a Jewish Israeli working for the New Jersey government.

BHO Jr & HRC:

One of their spouses had an affair with a Jewish American working for the Federal government.



JMcG & DM McG:

Were once a political power couple; and now they’re no longer speaking.

BHO Jr & HRC:

Now they’re no longer speaking, but if they got together, they could a political power couple.



JMcG & DM McG:

Both appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, seeking a book endorsement.

BHO Jr & HRC:

Both appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, but only one of them was endorsed by Oprah.



JMcG & DM McG:

One of them once had the support of Jon Corzine, but now, who knows…

BHO Jr & HRC:

One of them once had the support of Jon Corzine, but now, who knows…



JMcG & DM McG:

One of them is going to seminary college to become a minister.

BHO Jr & HRC:

One of them has a minister that should never have gone seminary college.



JMcG & DM McG:

Trying to figure who gets custody of their daughter, Jacqueline.

BHO Jr & HRC:

Trying to figure who gets custody the delegates from Florida and Michigan.



And finally…

BHO Jr & HRC:

Apparently, one of them is popular with college-educated males, the other with blue collar males.

JMcG & DM McG:

Apparently, one of them is popular with BOTH college educated males and with blue collar males.